Top Ten Countries with Diverse Climates

The Top Ten

1 United States The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the more.

Polar Climate: Alaska

Dry Boreal Climate: Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming

Humid Boreal Climate: Alaska, Northern Minnesota, Northern Maine

Continental Desert Climate: Arizona, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, California, Oregon, Colorado, New Mexico, Montana

Dry Continental Climate: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Humid Continental Climate: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana?, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma?, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Wet Continental Climate: Arkansas?, Georgia?, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, ...more - shiftaltkey

There is literally no other country like the US...

Arizona and Alaska’s climate

Enough said - KingSlayer93316

By my best knowledge; US owns a bit from all of the possibly climates except the savanna climate.

Rainforest Climate - Hawaii
Monsoon Climate - Southern USA
Hot Desert Climate - Mojave Desert
Cold Desert Climate - Great Basin Desert
Mountain Climate - Rocky Mountain
Mediterranean Climate - California
Continental Climate - The Prairies
Oceanic Climate - Washington State
Taiga Climate - Southern Alaska
Tundra Climate - Northern Alaska
Polar Climate - Northernmost Alaska

2 India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. more.

Rainforest Climate - Southernmost India
Monsoon Climate - Almost Entire India except the Places Mentioned in the Other Climates
Hot Desert Climate - Western India
Mountain Climate - Northern India

3 Chile Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

Southern Chile: Wet and Humid Oceanic Climate
Central Chile: Dry Subtropical and Oceanic Climate
Northern Chile: Oceanic and Subtropical Desert Climate - shiftaltkey

4 China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, more.

Continental Desert Climate: Northern and Western China
Dry Continental Climate: Tibet
Humid Continental Climate: Northern and Northeastern China
Humid Subtropical Climate: Eastern and Southeastern China
Wet Subtropical Climate: Eastern and Southeastern China
Tropical Monsoon/Rainforest Climate: Far Southeastern China and Hainan Island - shiftaltkey

Monsoon Climate - Southern China, Chinese Plain
Cold Desert Climate - Northern-Northwestern China
Mountain Climate - Southwestern China
Continental Climate - Northeastern China

5 Ethiopia Ethiopia, officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a sovereign state located in the Horn of Africa.
6 Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. more.

Sochi - nice climate

European russia - cold climate

Siberia and far east Russia - very cold climate - styLIShT

Mountain Climate - Caucasus, Ural
Mediterranean Climate - Shores of the Black Sea
Continental Climate - Western Russia
Oceanic Climate - Kamchatka, Eastern Russia
Taiga Climate - Northwest Russia, Syberia
Tundra Climate - Northern Syberia
Polar Climate - Northernmost Russia

7 Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. more.

Mountain Climate - Alps
Mediterranean Climate - Appenine Peninsula
Continential Climate - Po Valley

8 Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, more.

Mountain Climate - Rocky Mountain
Continental Climate - Southern Canada
Oceanic Climate - Western & Eastern Shores of Canada
Taiga Climate - Middle Canada
Tundra Climate - Northern Canada
Polar Climate - Northernmost Canada

9 Argentina Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.

Monsoon Climate - Northernmost Argentina
Cold Desert Climate - Patagonian Desert
Mountain Climate - Andes
Mediterranean Climate - La Plata
Continental Climate - Middle to Southern Argentina
Oceanic Climate - Southernmost Argentina

10 Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry. The country's official language is English.

I LOVE my country, especially in January.

Monsoon Climate - Northern, Eastern Australia
Hot Desert Climate - Middle Australia
Mountain Climate - Great Dividing Range
Mediterranean Climate - Southern Australia

The Contenders

11 South Africa South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost sovereign state in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2,798 kilometers of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana more.
12 Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

If Brazil is here Argentina has to

Rainforest Climate - Amazon Basin
Savanna Climate - Middle Brazil
Monsoon Climate - Southeastern Brazil

13 Turkey Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, more.

It's impossible for turkey to be below Italy in terms of climate diversity. I've lived in both countries 10+ years combined

14 Peru Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America, bordered by Colombia and Ecuador to north, Brazil to east, Bolivia to south-east, Chile to south and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Peru is mostly known for being where the Inca people originally came from. The capital of more.

Any thing can grow in Perú and it not appear in the list of most climate diversity in the world. Check it out!

15 Sudan

Rainforest Climate - Southernmost Sudan
Savanna Climate - Middle Sudan
Hot Desert Climate - Northern Sudan

16 France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to more.
17 United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly shortened to United Kingdom, UK or Britain is a Sovereign State located of the Northwestern coast of Europe. It is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy currently lead by Monarch Queen Elizabeth II and its current prime minister is more.
18 Spain Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and several small territories on and near the north African coast.
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